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but the message was a serious one. two days after california voters passed proposition 30 to raise tax for public education the students want to seat results. where it counts on the campuses and in the classroom. >> students pay way too much to have a public education like really ridiculous so i think we deserve as much money as we can to get back the students. >>reporter: cal state university will see a rebate of 249 dollars bit end of the month. uc students have only a modest promise that their tuition won't go up the rest of the school year. >> no tuition increases here. we would like now to have tuition increases next year but depends on the level of state funding. >> prop 30 passion is definitely good news for the uc system. brings more stability to the financial situation for this year. >>reporter: demonstrators did march out of the rain and into wheeler hall. but unlick last year dramatic occupy protest so far there have been no tent on the ground or in the air. no violent clashes with police or pepper spray. this time just a simple plea for prop 30 revenue to somehow flo
for testifying in court. he will be sentenced next month. >>> california largest business group is challenging the state cap and trade program. california chamber of commerce lawsuit comes on the eve of the state first auction for carbon credit. of mark tonight with a look at why cap and trade is so very important. >>reporter: when governor schwarzenegger signed the global warming bill back in september of 2006 he set into place a system of charging companies for the amount of carbon they put in the atmosphere. in order to keep the company from fleeing to other states california air resources board adopt add plan to slowly phase in the carbon caps. company like cliff bar in emeryville are celebrating today hoping to take advantage of the by installing solar panel on the roof top. >> this provides 70% of our electricity and heat and saves us 1 grave,000 dollars annually on electric bills. >>reporter: cliff bar cancel the carbon credit it receives from the panel. to company that exceed the amount of carbon the state allows them to put into the atmosphere. >> we hear a lot of concern. >>rep
of business. it's happening in menlo park. we have a crew on the way. >>> now, to california's controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. businesses that can't meet the state's new cap on pollution can trade with those that can. the goal is to reduce global warming but the cap and trade program could translate big money to cash strapped california. nannette miranda has more from sacramento. >> reporter: in an e-mail like auction, california took bids for credits for industrial facilities like oil refineries. under the legislation, the credits from the cap and trade program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of greenhouse gases. it starts at $10 per metric ton. new approach aims to stabilize if not reduce the effects of global warming. >> we think today salmon utility al step forward for california and really a beacon of hope for the rest of the nation. >> the number of pollution credits could get more expensive as allowances become scarce. the goal is to have the same level of greenhouse gases at 2020. companies are forced to buy more credits. either way it costs
regulators have suspended j p morgan from trading electricity in california. federal energy regulatory commission says j p morgan gave false information or in some case no, sir information at all to cal independent system operator. this is very rare punishment. sixth month suspension starts in april. >> mean time research made public at hearing in san francisco today offers evidence that confidential refinery were producing gasoline at times when they claimed they weren't. look what happened to the price? this graft charts average gas price ins san francisco oakland san jose over the past 6 mont months. the big spike near the end is where they rose to record highs. 7 news reporter heather has the story. >> california energy commission says 2012 has been a record year for the number and severity of gasoline price spike. today state senator leno went searching for answers why. to ask if the state can do more to protect consumers. it is certainly not the first hearing of its kind but first time we have heard this. >> we seem to have some information from the air quality district that
drunk drivers out there on california roads. fichlt it's becoming a bigger problem than it ever had been before. >> it's been suspected for awhile but never quantified just for california until now. new office of traffic safety survey of nip city during friday and saturday night recently concluded more californians are driving unthe influence of drugs than alcoho alcohol. more than double at 14 percent. >> nearly half had marijuana. that was the drug. sometimes it was marijuana plus other drugs or marijuana plus alcoho alcohol. >>reporter: beside illegal drugs the study also found people had prescription and over the counter drugs which can impair driving. the sleep aid linked to some hige accident, ambien. >> he hit it twice pursuing him right now. >>reporter: lo level of the drug found in the bloodstream of former u.s. commerce secretary after string of collision ins southern california this summer. few week later kerry kennedy daughter of robert f crashed north of new york city with generic forum byen in her bloo blood. the report conclusion that drug driving probably happens
,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >> pay area residents say they are no longer part of this country and they have taken a blood oath joined a group that has formed its own government with own law and leaders. >> people with similar belief been linked to variety of crime including killing police officers. only the abc 7 news t
of the concussion center at california pacific medical center in san francisco. he says recent studies have shown children are actually at an elevated risk for brain damage. >> if they suffer another head injury before they have had a chance to recover from the initial head injury, the response to that can be more serious than when we see that with adults. >> the condition is known as second impact syndrome. children's brains are especially vulnerable when they are still healing. a second trauma during that window can interrupt that process. >> if there is interruption in that fragile state it can cause disruption in blood brain barrier and subsequent brain swelling. >> and even death. he says it can take several weeks or longer to confirm an injury has healed. during that time he advises patients to avoid taxing physical activity. a recent california law advises young players to get a doctor's clearance before returning to the field. griffin's father believes the new rules have sparked a change in culture on the practice field as well. >> because the coaches, ease especially these coaches in pop
.6% now and 5.6 is much better than the rest of california's unemployment rate which is 10 pin 2%. -- 10-2%. >> there is a dramatic change coming in our weather pattern and spencer is tracking it. >> that is true. we're looking at showers, cold air and snow in the sierra. i'll have a look at live doppler 7-hd in a moment. >> dan: also ahead, one bay area county prepares to shutters its fire stations. and unusual development in this woman's lawsuit against her old school. they did not settle the suit but they did issue an apology. find out why. in san jose, voters improve an increase in the minimum wage. >> dan: the moraga school district is back-pedaling tonight. a u.c. swim coach is suing the district for covering up her claims of sexual abuse several years ago by two teachers. they say her own carelessness or negligence may have played a role in what happened. she said she is outraged by the district's defense and today they issued a statement apologizing to her for any xiety or distress it caused and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense in the case. >>> we're back to
only symbolic. west land hallmark meat is bankrupt and shut down. >> california high speed rail project will continue as scheduled. june turned down an attempt by farmers to stop the project in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to break ground next summer. however capitol correspondent annette explains the legal fight here is still far from over. >>reporter: future of california controversial 800 mile, 68 billion dollar high speed rail project hinges on the outcome of lawsuit filed by farmer water district and other opposing interests in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to brick ground next summer. >> they are not following their own guidelines and doing this project. they are to use existing corridor. they are not. supposed to minimace impact to farm land they are not. they are to listen to the people they did not. >>reporter: plaintiffs are asking for 6 month preliminary injunction essentially halting the work so they can proof california failed to conduct thorough variabilityal reviews. if they had they say
. >> my first thought was we are in california. i haven't seen carbon monoxide poisoning since i was medical student in chicago. >>reporter: the test showed the carbon monoxide in the patient system was abnormally high but just about the amount of a heavy smoker. then his wife said he didn't smoke. he believes the c o readings were a result of the good work by the paramedic. >> the fire department supplying oxygen to the patient so quickly and in such a high flow i think that's why the level was lower. >>reporter: after consulting with paramedic firefighters decided to go back to the hotel and test the ground for carbon monoxide. they isolated the c o in the hotel guest were evacuated. potentially bigger disaster was prevented. >> we are kind of like detectives. kind of like a real live quote episode of house or something. >>reporter: but neither doctor say they think of themselves as heroes. >> i'm just a small piece of big puzzle but glad that the diagnosis i made led to the safety of a lot of other people that potentially could have been seriously injured. >>reporter:
is in -- california animal rights activist is in china trying to stop a slaughter. >> dan and carolyn, the japanese government has refused to stop its annual whale and dolphin hunting season. we have new video of the hunt going on right now. i took the:00 tau vies complaints. you will hear how they defend the slaughter. >> and a suspect puts his hands up and surrenders to police. do they really have to tas him? >> and then later on "nightline." >> coming up next on "nightline" the real story in the election of barack obama. and what it says about a changing america. we are looking at blacks and hispanics and single women tip the scales in this election. and what has happened to apple stocks. the golden company is sliding a bit. we are taking a look. that's on "nightline." [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or get another of the best deals
2006 chevrolet silverado puck up truck with california license plate 8l70015. he is wanted for murder. reporting live in san jose, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. the man who holds our nation's secrets abruptly resigned. cia director and retired general david petraeus engaged in an extramarital affair. he is one of the most decorated generals. they say he had an affair with his by yoking graw fer. the unnamed u.s. officials say the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. she is a graduate from the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. she describes petraeus as herman for. she is married with two children. petraeus met his wife at west point. she was also a four star general. her great, great grandfather fought in the civil war. she works in the administration helping return service members and fight off banks that prey on them while they are away. the family moved 24 times for petraeus' career and holly raising their two children. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accep
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home to rancho palace -- palos-verdes in southern california. we heard he took it off and covered it with a coat. >> it had a toggle switch, a series of fuses, series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> reporter: alameda county sheriff sergeant jd nelson said even though mcgann was not in possession of the explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what is needed to make a timing device for a bomb. police say his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles like shoe bomber richard reid. >> they had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where something could be statuted. stashed. his shirt was military style and tier gnaw kit -- turn kit in the sleeve. it can stop the bleeding if your arm is injury. and there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, ama date, abc7 news. >> thank you. let's go overseas. a massive blast rocked gaza city as israel and hamas edge closer to the brink of war. it struck the police headquarterses and it was more than 180 strikes in the past few hours. the battle beg
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